Tim Harrington
Tim is a managing consultant for Catapult Systems. A Microsoft MVP, Tim blogs about Unified Communications, Exchange and Active Directory. Tim is an Exchange and Server Administrator MCITP, and an Office Communication Server MCTS.
Nov 012010
          I will be speaking at a Lync Launch event for Catapult Systems on Nov. 9th in San Antonio, TX.  If you are in the area, please register and stop in. Here is the invitation and registration link. Catapult Systems will also have ...[Read more]

Oct 272010
Today the Microsoft UC team has announced that Lync 2010 has reached Release to Manufacturing (RTM).  This means that all the features and code are final. The announcement from the UC team can be read HERE. The next major milestone is General ...[Read more]

Oct 262010
The wonderful thing about Lync is that you can initiate communication across all available modalities no matter what application you are currently working in.  While this has been true since OCS, Lync has taken it a step further. Take the scenari ...[Read more]

Oct 212010
Microsoft just announced the next version of their online products that will replace the BPOS suite.  The new name is Office365 and you can go the the official website at www.office365.com .  Key benefits to Office365 include: Anywhere acce ...[Read more]

Oct 182010
I constantly keep hitting the same websites as references when designing and troubleshooting Exchange server.  I have decided to put these links in one location for two reasons: first so that I can have a one stop shop for my links and second in h ...[Read more]

Oct 112010
Now that the first Update Rollup for Exchange 2010 SP1 has released, it is a great time to review the proper way to apply updates to Exchange Servers including DAGs. First off, the recommended order to apply updates to Exchange roles are as follo ...[Read more]

Oct 052010
I am sure there will be more, but this is a great side effect of using Lync (a co-worker tipped me off to this).  Lync will embed click to call functionality within websites.  Third parties created some add-ons in OCS for this, but it is nice to s ...[Read more]

Oct 012010
There is no doubt that pre-SP1 archiving had some shortcomings.  There has been a lot of improvements for archiving in SP1 in regards to both administration and user experience that makes Exchange 2010 archiving a very viable option. Let’s get a ...[Read more]